Zimbabwean police tear-gassed and physically assaulted about 150 ZINASU and WCoZ activists in Harare

27 October 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, police dispersed about 150 activists from the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) and the Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) who were holding a demonstration in Harare using teargas. The demonstrators were calling for a resolution to the political crisis that had put Zimbabwe in a stall after the 2008 general elections and political negotiations which were failing at the time.


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